Biological embedding of psychological processes throughout development, Bidirectional influence between psychological processes and immune system functioning, Integration of multi-omics data, Systems biology approach to understandi
Emily is broadly interested in how chronic psychosocial stress (e.g., childhood adversity, poverty) “gets under the skin” to negatively impact health and the stress-buffering effects of individual characteristics and psychosocial resources.
Hridya uses epidemiologic and genetic data on reproductive and cardiovascular characteristics to identify variants that are associated with disease conditions and improve health outcomes such as, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome & Metabolic Syndrome.
Shannon is broadly interested in how health behaviors and psychological factors of occupational stress affect the overall health of first responders (e.g. firefighters, paramedics, law enforcement, and emergency nurses and physicians).